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God has called you by name and made you his own

The sun was up and the rain had stopped and the mobile went off with a call from BBC Radio Devon on time at 7.10am ‘So Bishop how do you feel having slept out last night?’ I have to admit … Continue reading

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Moving Forward

 I am not a member of synod, so I listened, as did thousands of others, to the live stream of the debate yesterday. Even from a distance, the hurt, and the love of those seeking to apologise for that hurt … Continue reading

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to take note

  Sitting with a member of clergy recently I encouraged them to reflect on how they normally discerned what God was calling them to do and suggested that is how they were likely to discern God’s movement in this instance.  … Continue reading

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#LoveYourNeighbour

Last week I celebrated Candlemas with the children from St David’s Primary School in Exeter. We thought about darkness and those places we had been when there was no light. We talked about what it made us feel and the … Continue reading

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Kindness a cure for loneliness

The end of this month will see the publication of a Royal Commission on Loneliness. Conservative MP Seema Kennedy will take the plans forward started by the late MP Jo Cox with her friend and fellow Labour MP Rachel Reeves. … Continue reading

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What Legacy for 2017?

I don’t know what you have been doing since Christmas day but according to the press families across the country have been in front of their computers and on the internet attempting to stave off the post Christmas blues by … Continue reading

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Unity Despite Difference

Last week we remembered the Saints and English Martyrs. This is a lesser festival in the Church of England and it can be easy for us to forget that people have died because of their Christian faith in this country. … Continue reading

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